The Charlie Cart drives visitors on a tour of the USD campus

Admissions Tours

Individual campus visits are available Mondays and Fridays at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10 a.m., and 2 p.m.  (All visit times are subject to availability).   Visits last approximately one and one-half hour. (Individual campus visits are not available on state holidays, Program Visit Days or Fast Track Registration Days). Meetings with faculty members are not available during the summer.

Individual campus tour sign up

Virtual Tour

It's almost as good as the real thing. Well...almost. Enjoy a virtual version of our campus tour from the comfort of your phone or computer screen.

USD Virtual Tour

Self Guided Tour
(Mobile app for Android and iPhone)
Explore USD with a location-based Campus Map, visit important landmarks and easily find your way around campus. As you approach buildings, our mobile tour guide will provide you with insightful information regarding our history and programs.

Explore USD on your Android device

Explore USD on your iPhone

Diversity & Inclusiveness Points of Interest

The University of South Dakota is committed to becoming a regional leader in diversity and inclusiveness initiatives. Explore the diversity of our community through various landmarks and locations significant to our inclusive history.

  • Sculpture Walk

    View the works of USD students and artists from across the nation as you tour the campus and Vermillion community on our Sculpture Walk.

    Visitor Parking

    Parking permits are required for visitors who do not park in designated visitor parking lots. Visitor parking is enforced 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Visitor permits can be obtained at the University Police Department. 

    Temporary parking permits are available from the University Police Department if you will be parking your vehicle on campus for a short period of time.

    Visitors to the Admissions Office are invited to park in the parking lot next to the National Music Museum (Intersection of Clark and Yale) in designated parking spaces.

    Campus Map

    Parking Map (pdf)

    Parking Rules and Regulations